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    'Cannon Cockers' conduct historic live-fire exercise in support of Steel Knight [Image 1 of 3]

    'Cannon Cockers' conduct historic live-fire exercise in support of Steel Knight

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    12.13.2012

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Scanlan 

    1st Marine Division

    Marines serving with 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, fire a M777 Lightweight Howitzer in support of Exercise Steel Knight here, Dec. 13, 2012. The M777 howitzer is a towed 155 mm artillery piece that has an effective range of up to 25 miles. The battalion conducted this historic live-fire exercise, simultaneously utilizing the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, M777 Lightweight Howitzer and Expeditionary Fire Support System. This is the first time all three artillery weapons systems were fired during the same exercise.

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    Date Taken: 12.13.2012
    Date Posted: 12.13.2012 19:21
    Photo ID: 800900
    VIRIN: 121213-M-OM885-246
    Resolution: 3448x5184
    Size: 3.95 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 

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